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The '''Historical Society of Pennsylvania''' is a historical society founded in 1824 and based in Philadelphia. The Society's building, designed by Addison Hutton and listed on Philadelphia's Register of Historical Places, houses some 600,000 printed items and over 19 million manuscript and graphic items. The Society maintains printed collections on Pennsylvania and regional history and manuscript collections covering 17th-, 18th-, and 19th-century history. The holdings of the Balch Institute for Ethnic Studies were added in 2002 and those of the Genealogical Society of Pennsylvania in 2006. The Historical Society has recently undertaken efforts to appeal to a younger demographic, including having beverage function|open bar events.
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Pennsylvania -- History Periodicals 40
genealogy 23
Pennsylvania -- History Societies, etc 13
Penn, William, 1644-1718 5
Historical Society of Pennsylvania 4
Law 3
United States 3
Watson, John Fanning, 1779-1860 3
Constitutional history 2
Iroquois Indians 2
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 2
Mason-Dixon Line 2
Reynolds, John Fulton, 1820-1863 2
Toleration 2
African Americans 1
Balneology 1
Baltimore, George Calvert, 1st baron, 1580-1632 1
Baltimore, George Calvert, Baron, 1580?-1632 1
Braddock's Campaign, 1755 1
Bradford, Andrew, 1686-1742 1
Canada -- History 1763-1840 Sources 1
Canadian Invasion, 1775-1776 1
Chambersburg (Pa.) -- History 1
Delaware -- History Sources 1
Delaware language 1
Elouis, Jean Pierre Henri, 1755-1840 1
English language 1
Franklin, Benjamin, 1706-1790 1
Garfield, James A. (James Abram), 1831-1881 1
Historical Society of Pennsylvania. Publication Fund 1
Indians of North America 1
Jordan, John, 1808-1890 1
Jordan, John, 1808-1890. [from old catalog] 1
Logan, George, 1753-1821 1
Manuscripts 1
Maryland -- History Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775 1
Paxton Boys 1
Pennsylvania -- History Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775 1
Pennsylvania -- History Sources 1
Pennsylvania. Convention 1
Pennsylvania. Convention, 1787 1
Pennypacker, Samuel W. (Samuel Whitaker), 1843-1916 1
Philadelphia (Pa.) -- Museums 1
Printing -- Pennsylvania History 1
Slavery 1
Society of Friends 1
Tower, Charlemagne, 1809-1889 1
United States -- History Revolution, 1775-1783 Sources 1
Wayne, Anthony, 1745-1796 1
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